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Old 12-12-2012, 11:33 PM   #11
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I think I pay 1.75 per pound for base and $2 per lb for specialty. If $.75/lb is realistic ($ 37.50 for 50 lbs if my math is right) thats pretty good.

I assume no one buys specialty malts in 50 lb bags?
I agree , too bad we can't get something local going . 1.75/lb = 87.50 per 50 lb. sack of base . Ct. is doing a group buy @ $32 dollars for a 50 lb sack ( plus shipping @ $2.50 ) of 2 row but the pickup is in Winsor Ct.
Its too bad R.I.F.T. doesn't do something like this !

CT Group buy - http://mash.azurewebsites.net/GroupB...oups/Details/1


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Old 12-13-2012, 01:56 AM   #12
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I agree , too bad we can't get something local going . 1.75/lb = 87.50 per 50 lb. sack of base . Ct. is doing a group buy @ $32 dollars for a 50 lb sack ( plus shipping @ $2.50 ) of 2 row but the pickup is in Winsor Ct.
Its too bad R.I.F.T. doesn't do something like this !

CT Group buy - http://mash.azurewebsites.net/GroupB...oups/Details/1
Still possible to order? I live in Woodbury CT and would be down for 100 lbs!!!


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Old 12-13-2012, 02:46 AM   #13
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Still possible to order? I live in Woodbury CT and would be down for 100 lbs!!!
I'm pretty sure it's open as i've just registered and added my order. We'll see if it appends. They are trying to get 2 pallets.
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Yeowch, 1.75/lb? That is about right when buying the prepackaged 1 lb bags at the LHBS's near me. Calling around to LHBS's its generally about $1 lb round here in the 50 lb bags. You have my sympathy.
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At $32 for 50lb bag of 2-row, I'd say the CT bulk buy deal is a score. That's $.64/lb. I hope this buy happens as it's a great deal
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At $32 for 50lb bag of 2-row, I'd say the CT bulk buy deal is a score. That's $.64/lb. I hope this buy happens as it's a great deal
So looks like goal was met and we're good?


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